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Submerge Festival: powerful feminist performance

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Submerge Festival presents powerful feminist performance around the black body, equality and freedom. FESTIVAL – 18/11/2016 – 20/11/2016 TICKETS via crack magazine Submerge is a new festival of audiovisual arts, electronic music and live performance happening in Bristol 18-20 Nov.  Each of the eight events which comprise the festival present a cross-curated mix of art-forms in unusual…

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Women to Watch – Mayfest 2016

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It’s back! Mayfest is back. Bristol’s unique annual festival of contemporary theatre launched yesterday, 12 May, and promises to be as unusual, playful and ambitious as ever. Mayfest Radio is back too, broadcasting 24/7 from the beating heart of the festival. This year we’ve been given the honour of hosting some live shows. We’ll be…

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Bristol Residency: Drop-In, Workshops & Gigs

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The World is Listening are pleased to present a week long residency on Stokes Croft in Bristol, join us at The Canteen each day for a free drop-in advice hub, and for gigs every night from 9.30pm PLUS workshops and film at The Arts House – full details below. To reserve tickets to the workshops and film at The…

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FEMALE IS NOT A GENRE: A debate in Bristol

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And so we continue our quest to celebrate and represent women in music, and sparking the conversation about the cause and effect of the gender gap in the music industry. We are bringing our second public discussion in Bristol to Fyfe Hall, upstairs in the Trinity Centre, debating the topic ‘Female is not a genre’, lead by 3 excellent…

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The World is Listening Podcast Episode #2 feat. Lori Campbell

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  Our podcast is available to subscribe to via iTunes This episode we catch up with Bristol based singer-songwriter, Lori Campbell, who stars in new indie road movie ‘Hinterland’, out in cinemas now in the UK. Watch the trailer and get more info at http://www.hinterlandthefilm.com/ Her EP ‘Seeds’ is available here on bandcamp https://loricampbell.bandcamp.com/album/seeds www.loricampbellmusic.com/ Facebook.com/loricampbellsings…

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The women of the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival

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In its third year, the Bristol International Jazz & Blues festival is living up to its Colston Hall sized reputation. I recently met up with a powerhouse couple in Bristol, Artistic Director of the festival, Denny Ilett, who is very excited about the talented array of women performing at the festival this year, and Katya…

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New Music Monday – March 2nd

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Good morning Monday! If we can get our listening bums into gear this will be a weekly post on a monday, introducing you to new music you might not have heard of! First, a night I have been hosting every Tuesday (for 5 years now!) in Bristol, UK, called Live in the Lion’s Den, has…

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